CTE prof gets LEAD int’l award

Dr. Randymax M. Bulaquit, an assistant professor of the MMSU College of Teacher Education (CTE), is a recipient of an international excellence award as a professor from the Leadership in Education Academy and Development (LEAD) Philippines, Inc. 


Bulaquit received the award in a ceremony at the Icon Hotel in Quezon City last December 12.


He was chosen among other nominees based on his portfolio and curriculum vitae that he submitted to the organization, and his performance in his virtual interview conducted by the LEAD Global Headquarters – Committee on Screening and Awards. 


According to LEAD chairman Mario Lucero, the award is given to teachers “who demonstrate excellence in teaching practices, highest professional standards in pedagogy and sustain intellectual development of students and colleagues in the academe.”


Lucero said the recipients should have at least five years of teaching with very satisfactory rating, have a good educational background, received local and international awards and grants, and published researches in local and international journals.


He added that the awardees should have been involved in trainings for the development of students and teachers and had conducted local, national and international conferences in education, leadership and management.


Bulaquit finished two doctorate and two masteral degrees, and took various certificate and diploma courses from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority in Quezon City, Alison Learning Center in Ireland, International Business Management Institute (IBMI) in Berlin, Germany, World TESOL Academy in London, United Kingdom, and in Concordia International College in Vancouver, Canada. 


The CTE teacher also received six international awards, had joined various seminars and conferences, and is a member of many government and non-government organizations. 


Aside from Bulaquit, Ms. May Flor C. Rivera of MMSU Laboratory Elementary School (Laoag) also received a national excellence award from the same organization last October 3. 


The LEAD Philippines Inc. is a service-oriented organization that is registered under the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with accreditation as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) provider for professional teachers by the Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC). 


It is also internationally accredited by United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN-ECOSOC), the World International Organization Committee – World United Nations, United Society of Kutai Mulawarman Kingdom and accredited by Ceylon College of Applied Studies as study center in the Philippines. – Niña Christelle M. Sumintac, CTE correspondent